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“The Umbrella Academy” Born in a Day to Save the World [Trailer]

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Netflix has just released the first ever trailer for their original series “The Umbrella Academy”, which streams Valentine’s Day weekend, February 15, 2019! It will be released on the same day as Robert Rodriguez’s Alita and Universal’s Happy Death Day 2U.

The live-action series follows the estranged members of a dysfunctional family of superheroes (The Umbrella Academy) – Luther, Diego, Allison, Vanya, Klaus and Number Five – as they work together to solve their father Reginald Hardgraves’ mysterious death, while coming apart at the seams due to their divergent personalities and abilities.

The entire cast that includes Tom Hopper (“Black Sails”, “Game of Thrones”) as “Luther,” Emmy Raver-Lampman as “Allison,” David Castañeda (Sicario) as “Diego,” Robert Sheehan (Bad Samaritan, Mute) as “Klaus,” and Aidan Gallagher as “Number Five.” Ellen Page will play Vanya, the black sheep of her family. She’s the only one of Reginald Hargreeves’ adopted children with no supernatural abilities. A meek and insecure wallflower, Vanya struggles to find her place in the world. You can read all about their characters by clicking here.

Based on the popular, Eisner award-winning comics and graphic novels created and written by Gerard Way (My Chemical Romance), illustrated by Gabriel Bá, and published by Dark Horse Comics, the series features 

The pilot script was adapted from the comic book series by Jeremy Slater (“The Exorcist”).

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